HiBid.com Sees Record Number of Bidders, Lots, and Auctions Last Week, Plus $28.9M in Sales; Antiques, Farm Equipment, and More Up for Sale Now

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OCALA, Fla., Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — HiBid.com reports that nearly $29 million (gross auction proceeds) in assets were sold in last week’s auctions. The online platform held a total of 1,062 auctions from October 12th through the 18th. With an average of 808,000 bidders submitting 1.32 million bids per day, auctioneers sold more than 367,000 lots over the course of the week.

HiBid also set several records last week. On Friday, the online auction platform experienced its highest number of auction lots for sale (736,000), biddable auctions (2,693), and total auctions (3,020). On Saturday, HiBid set another record, this one for the most bidders from its many portals (127,000 bidders placing 209,000 bids), while total bidders from all HiBid auction sites reached 881,000. HiBid works seamlessly with Auction Flex

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outdoor auctions, commercial inspections back

Auctions will return to the streets of Melbourne, and Victoria’s “hardest hit” real estate sector can get “back on track” following the easing of key real estate restrictions.

Premier Daniel Andrews announced outdoor auctions would be allowed with up to 10 people, plus the required staff, from 11.59pm Sunday, October 18.

The ban on physical inspections of Melbourne commercial properties would also be lifted, he said — a move agents say will help revive the struggling sector.

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This will allow for one-on-one inspections of offices, retail stores, warehouses, cafes, restaurants, and other commercial listings to resume — three weeks after the same right was granted for residential properties.

Real Estate Institute of Victoria president Leah Calnan said her organisation had been “pushing for private commercial real estate inspections

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Julien’s Auctions Announces Property From the Estate of Robert Evans

A spectacular auction of nearly 600 items.

Julien's Auctions Announces Property From the Estate of Robert Evans

A spectacular auction of nearly 600 items from the dazzling life and singular career of the legendary American film producer and studio executive, Robert Evans, who produced some of American cinema’s finest achievements and championed a new generation of commercial and artistic filmmaking from the likes of Francis Ford Coppola, Sidney Lumet, Roman Polanski, John Schlesinger and more in Hollywood.

The Hollywood titan’s fine/decorative art, classic car, household items, film scripts, memorabilia and awards from Evans’ most iconic film productions, Chinatown, The Godfather, The Godfather II, Love Story, Rosemary’s Baby, Serpico, True Grit, and more will be offered. Highlights include: his Hollywood Walk of Fame Plaque; his 1974 Golden Globe for Chinatown which won for “Best Motion Picture/Drama;” Evans’ early draft annotated script of The Godfather that includes some interesting notes on casting with changed and deleted scenes; Evans’ third draft Chinatown script

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